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Sep 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
ever. there have also been u.s. helicopters targeting militants in pakistan. three strikes this month. also a record. the news of the increased threat from pakistan and the stepped-up drone attacks, comes as "obama's wars" shakes up from the pentagon to kabul. bob woodward describing intense white house sessions last fall, pitting president obama against his military leadership. with the war in afghanistan getting worse by the day, the president wanted a number of options on the table, before deciding on a new strategy. but author, bob woodward, told diane sawyer, mr. obama was getting only one option from the military leaders. committing at least 40,000 troops. >> at one of the meetings, if i can quote him directly, he says, i'm pissed. and he is. they keep coming back about details. >> reporter: finally, the president grew so frustrated, he sat down and dictated a six-page document, defining the military mission. a mission he said required significantly fewer troops than the 40,000 minimum the military wanted. >> i have determined that it is in our vital national interest, to send a
ABC
Sep 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
a major announcement. >>> "obama's wars," the revealing book. taking us behind closed doors. what makes the president angriest? what does he worry about all the time? >>> and fire danger in southern california. the hottest day ever. so hot, it actually broke the city's main thermometer. >>> good morning. we begin this morning with a developing news story, which may be considered the highest-profile resignation yet from president obama's inner circle. >> obama administration officials are getting ready for rahm emanuel to say that he is stepping down. it could come this friday. no final decision has been made. >> emanuel is a chicago native. and he wants to run for mayor there. his temporary replacement may come on friday. >> his departure would be in the heat of the midterm election campaign. and president obama will be back on the stump again today. >> emily schmidt is in washington, this morning, with the developing story. good morning, emily. >> reporter: rob and vinita, good morning to you. when barack obama ran for president, in 2008, the lines at his student events usually stretch
ABC
Sep 30, 2010 6:30pm EDT
: and by the president, the night before mother's day. >> this is a tough holiday for rahm emanuel because he's not used to saying the word "day" after "mother." >> reporter: two years ago, the president pressured emanuel to become his chief of staff, thinking emanuel's experience as a member of congress and former political director for the clinton white house would be indispensible for the president's ambitions agenda. a job he said he would do for at least two years. >> reporter: are you here until the end of 2010 for sure? >> yes. >> reporter: beyond? >> mind if i talk to my wife first about it? >> reporter: but he made no secret of his desire to head to the city with big shoulders. >> one day, i would like to run for mayor of the city of chicago. that's always been an aspiration of mine even when i was in the house of representatives. >> reporter: so from almost the very moment chicago mayor richard daley announced he would not seek re-election, emanuel and the president began talking about his departure. white house officials praised emanuel today for successfully strategizing for and pushing thro
ABC
Sep 27, 2010 7:00am EDT
squad. could the u.s. army have prevented this civilian massacre? brian ross investigates. >>> fake arrest. you're watching a california cop handcuff a teenager in his living room. his parents watching and thrilling. the boy's crime, having sex with the officer's stepdaughter. was this an abuse of power? the boy's parents join us live exclusively. >>> pandemonium. it may be the toughest job in the world to get. why 62,000 people applied for a chance to spend time with these giant pandas. >>> all over the world, 62,000 applications to spend a month with these bears. >> do you blame them? >> they are cute. we hope you had a great weekend. >>> including the leader of that megachurch vowing to fight sexual abuse charges leveled by four young men he had been working with. >> take a look at this. cell phone video taken inside a plane. the landing gear failing to activate. passengers told -- you see, keep their heads down. sparks flyout side the win dove. the pilot able to land safely. what it was like on that flight. >> terrifying moments but first democrats went on the offensive pulling
ABC
Sep 29, 2010 7:00am EDT
terror plots here in the u.s., is reportedly resurfacing. does it mean more attacks? brian ross has the latest on the new thoughts that has authorities on high alert. >>> true confession. this woman claimed to be the victim of that vicious acid attack. for the first time, we learn why she planned this hoax and burned her own face. >>> and too many wives? police investigating the family in the reality show "sister wives." will the public send the family to court? >> four wives? 16 kids? >> maybe they should have thought about that before going on tv. >> the show's going to go, on they say. we're going to have that in our next half hour. >>> first, president obama in full campaign mode. he's in iowa and virginia today. two of his key states from 2008. last night he had a huge college rally in wisconsin, trying to target the voters who surged the polls but have been sitting this year out. and the big question is, can he recapture some of that 2008 magic? it's been the tea party's year. >> it certainly has. >>> also this morning, strong charges coming from a man accusing the pastor in t
ABC
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
attacks a cover-up. sparking outrage and a walkout by the u.s. delegation. we'll have reaction from the white house. >>> caught on tape. a vicious girl fight, as one of the girls' moms appears to egg her on. why the cheers ended with charges of abuse. >>> come on, elmo. don't you want to play? >> too sexy for "sesame street"? why the children's show pulled the plug on katy perry's appearance. is it the kids? or the parents? >> there's a lot of excitement around our dinner table last night. when i told the girls that elmo and grover will be here to talk about that story, they cheered. harper wanted elmo's autograph. i'm not sure. he's only 3. >> i don't know if that can happen. perks of the job. >>> a lot 06 ground to cover in the meantime. hundreds of homes have been evacuated after flooding in wisconsin and minnesota. a state of emergency has been declared in both states. and the national guard is now sandbagging, bracing against more bad weather today. and then, there's a new tropical storm that could be heading toward the gulf. it's expected to become a hurricane later tonight. s
ABC
Sep 25, 2010 12:05am EDT
was an unwitting victim. >>> that is our report for tonight. from all of us at abc news, good night, america, and have a terrific weekend. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with the play of the week from the bud light playbook, your pigskin companion all season long. it's fun to watch football, but it's also nice to spend some time outdoors. so how do you do both? simple. bring your tv outside. it's like having your cake and eating it, too. >> i didn't have any cake. >> jimmy: it's just a figure of speech. >> gimme some cake. >> i'd like a slice of cake, too. >> jimmy: there's no cake, okay? here, have a bud light. enjoy. >> here we go. this is better than cake. >> can i have some cake? >> jimmy: there's no cake, okay? i want to make this very clear. no cake. >> do we have pie? >> yeah, pie. >> jimmy: there's no pie. and there's no cake. you know what? i think i'm going to watch the second quarter inside. this tv's not even plugged in. >> no, it's not. >> pie. >> pie. pie! pie! pie pie! >> can i have one of those? >> yeah, sure, here. >> dicky: for more tailgate tips, plays of the week and othe
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 12:05am EDT
? tell us what you think at the "nightline" facebook page or on the "nightline" page at abc news.com. >>> while you are there, some lighter fare, as well. we announced the finalists in the people's plate list competition. our search was guided by the belief that the country is full of kun sung culinary heros, a fate that was hardly rewarded by the finalists. now, we want you to get involved by viewing their videos online at abcnews.com/nightline. vote for your favorite. and the winner will be subject to a national feature and may comp you dessert. that's all for us tonight. good night, america. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with a word about held and shoulders shampoo. when i think about hair and football and i often do, only one name comes to mind. troy polamalu. head and shoulders likes his thick mane so much, they took out a $1 million insurance policy on it. seriously. football is a full contact game. >> back to pass. intercepted by polamalu! he beats one defender. and another! one man to beat! >> hi, mr. troy polamalu. i'm going to tackle you, but first, let me say how full
ABC
Sep 28, 2010 12:05am EDT
friday. that's our report tonight. for terry moran, bill weir and all of us at abc news, good night, america. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with the skechers resistance runner, the shoe with patented technology that simulates running on sand. a study shows you can burn more calories with the skechers resistance runner on average than in regular shoes. i know guillermo loves his. right, guillermo? where is he? [ phone ringing ] hello? >> hello jimmy. >> jimmy: where are you? >> sorry, jimmy! i'm in france. >> jimmy: france? >> now i am not in france. now i am in china. i went out jogging this morning in my skechers resistance runners. they're so comfortable and easy on my joints, the next thing i knew, i was here. i think i'm in hawaii. >> jimmy: well, hurry back. imagine how quickly you've covered ground running in play. the show's about to start. all i ask is that you stay in the country on show nights. and yet you don't ever listen to me. oh, welcome back! [ applause ] >> okay, i'm ready to do the show, but first one more lap around the world! thanks, skechers. >> dicky: skechers
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 12:05am EDT
coer with shun, saying he used gifts and cash to lure them into sexual relationships. so, based on what you know about this, what are you inclined to believe? tell us what you think, the "nightline" facebook page or on the "nightline" page at abcnews.com. and we do hope you will join us tomorrow night for a look at "sister wives," a documentary series that follow as polygamist family, three wives, 13 children and their struggle to make it all work. that is our report for tonight, however. for cynthia mcfadden, terry moran, all of us at abc news, have a great night, america. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with a word from head and shoulders hair endurance for men shampoo. right now, you can vote online at the head and shoulders main event, the greatest hair icons in ffl history go against troy polamalu of the pittsburgh steelers, and he will be tough to beat, i'll tell you that. look at those locks, he's like a regal lion. >> thanks, jimmy. got to give credit to head and shoulders. gives you thicker looking hair in one week, guaranteed. >> jimmy: it is a hall of fame head of hair. but le
ABC
Sep 21, 2010 11:35pm EDT
product available today that women tell us works for them. >> reporter: women's sexual dysfunction is not quite as easy to rep dim as men's. there can be several problem airs like pain, desire and satisfaction. >> women are much more complex than men. we experience or sexuality in a context and men are much better at putting the blinders on. when they get the blood flowing, they can forget about everything else on their mind in most cases. women find it much harder to do that. >> reporter: zestra is a cosmetic, not a drug like viagra. still, its makers have run two clinical trials suggesting it is 70% effective. so, why isn't it a household name? you'd think the ads would be up there with the people in the bathtubs. >> there does seem to be, at least on part of some of the networks, a real sense of squeamishness about the topics. >> reporter: what is behind the push back? >> they tell us they don't do this category and what we heard that means, because clearly they are doing that, is -- >> reporter: with viagra -- >> yes. there is some concern they'll get push back, there will be s
ABC
Sep 29, 2010 12:05am EDT
to the white house? or, does disenchantment run too deep? tell us what you think at the "nightline" facebook page or on the "nightline" page at abcnews.com. that's our report for tonight. for all of us at abc news, good night, america. >> dicky: it's the "jimmy kimmel live" fantasy league. presented by gmc. >> jimmy: hello, i'm jimmy kimmel. >> and i'm cousin sal. >> jimmy: another exhilarating week of fantasy football. let's go to the scores. >> jb smoove toppled jimmy kimmel. >> jimmy: no! the fridge swallowed team shepard whole. >> joel mchale beaten up by a little gal named kristen bell. >> jimmy: and the sports guy bill simmons ekes out a tight win over adam carolla. they had a side bet on this one, and today, adam paid off. >> well, a bet's a bet. >> mr. carolla. >> take good care of her. it's been with my family for years, my great grandfather rode it into ellis island. >> what do you got against circus folk? >> jimmy: hakuna matata, right? check out next week's matchup on the "jimmy kimmel live" youtube page. >> the "jimmy kimmel live" fantasy league, right here, every week. >> jimmy
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 2:05am EDT
hoveround collapsible grabber. call the number on your screen. time to face the pollen that used to make me sneeze... my eyes water. but now zyrtec®, the fastest 24-hour allergy relief, comes in a liquid gel. zyrtec® liquid gels work fast, so i can love the air®. >>> welcome back, everybody. former british prime minister tony blair has released his memoirs. "a journey: my political life." he spoke exclusively about the book with "this week's" christiane amanpour. >> for more here's a look at the sunday talk shows. >> "abc this week" with christiane amanpour starts now. >> do you have regrets about iraq? >> you can't not have regrets about the lives you lost. you'd be inhuman if you didn't regret the death of so many extraordinary, brave, committed soldiers or civilians that have died in iraq or die still now in afghanistan. of course you feel an enormous responsibility for that. i say in the book, the concept of responsibility for me has its present and future tense, not just its past tense. >> you see president obama faced with drawing down in iraq, ramping up in afghanistan, but still
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